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Saturday, February 25, 2017
rss icon Subscribe (News reader required) Farther from forest: 'Eye-opening' study says rural US loses forests faster than cities

A new study by ESF researchers Sheng Yang and Dr. Giorgos Mountrakis shows that the average distance between Americans and the nearest forest has increased since 1990. 2/22/17 READ MORE

Washington Post: Americans once moved away from forests. Now forests are moving away from Americans.

ESF researchers Sheng Yang and Dr. Giorgos Mountrakis have released a new study showing that the average distance between Americans and the nearest forest has expanded since 1990. 2/22/17 READ MORE

Farther from the Forest: ‘Eye-opening’ Study Shows Rural U.S. Loses Forests Faster than Cities

ESF researchers published a study in the journal PLOS ONE that says between 1990 and 2000, the average distance from any point in the United States to the nearest forest increased by 14 percent - or about a third of a mile. And while the distance isn't insurmountable for humans in search of a nature fix, it can present challenges for wildlife and have broad effects on ecosystems.

Creativity over Conflict Residency Set March 7

Social justice will be combined with an art therapy approach to engage SUNY campus communities in critical dialogue and to inspire audience members to respond to conflict.
ESF is one of the stops on Art Force 5's SUNY-wide Spring Break Tour. Their day-long residency (March 7) will feature a staff training session (11-12:20), a student workshop (5-6:30 pm), and a hands-on collaborative art project (10am-2pm) which will grow from school-to-school before a complete project is displayed in NYC to honor the 1917 activists who stood up agaist violence and lynching on the one-hundredth anniversary of the Silent Parade. The ESF Residency is sponsored by the Committee on Inclusion, Diversity and Equity (IDE) and SUNY's Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (ODEI)

Indian Country Media Network: Native American Students Can Combine Traditional and Scientific Knowledge at SUNY ESF

Indian Country Media Network reports on ESF's new program combining science and indigenous environmental knowledge. 2/20/17 READ MORE

Oswego County Today: Riverside Cemetery Partners with SUNY ESF on GIS and Google Earth Tree Mapping

ESF's Eddie Bevilacqua and two of his students helped Oswego generate a map and inventory of its trees and shrubs in Riverside Cemetery. 2/9/17 READ MORE

WRVO: Trump Tuesday rally in Syracuse focuses on science, environment

ESF researcher Michelle Stantial was interviewed on this week's Trump Tuesday rally, on science and the environment. 2/15/17 READ MORE

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Graduate Events

PeaceCorps and AmeriCorps VISTA tabling session

Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm, Gateway Center Tables, Website

Research Seminar: Hydrologic Connectivity and Ecological Engineering Applications, C. Nathan Jones, PhD

Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm, 437 Baker Lab,

Hydrological System Science Seminar Series: Plant Communities of the Onondaga Lake Watershed

Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm, Moon Library Room 110, HSS Seminar Series on Onondaga Lake

Small 12" Paper Machine Run 2- Table Cover Grade

Thursday, March 2, 2017, 8:00 am - 2:00 am, Pilot Plant Walters Hall,

Talk: Kyungsun Lee, "The Transition to Eco-Industrial Parks: Experiences from Korea and Japan"

Thursday, March 2, 2017, 11:00 am - 12:20 pm, Marshall 213, Website

Pop-Up Performance and Market

Thursday, March 2, 2017, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm, Nifkin Lounge, event flyer

Candidacy Examination - Timothy Pede

Friday, March 3, 2017, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm,

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